Annual booster shots possible

Medical experts predict COVID-19 will become like the flu, with an annual booster shot needed.

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National News

April 6, 2021 - 9:00 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio — At a recent COVID-19 vaccination clinic, a woman about to get her shot asked the nurse, “Are we going to have to do this every year?”

“We don’t know yet,” the nurse answered.

She was right. The vaccines are too new to determine things like how long they provide immunity, and another crucial variable is how many people end up getting the vaccine.

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